STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - BEEBOT Year 1
Stage 1 STEM Activity
Students have been learning about their geographical location in relation to other places and their local community (Stage 1 - Geography)
Intro to coding
Students are in pairs
One student is blindfolded and is the ‘robot’
Other student is the ‘programmer’and must instruct their partner through an obstacle course set by teacher
Reinforce the importance of positional language/directions (link to mathematics and geography)
Give students 20 mins to explore with the beebots
Students are giving a large coordinates grid
Teacher tells students to get from ‘A to B’ → students program beebots to reach given destination
Explore and discuss the different ways students achieve this
Explain to student that the will be creating a 3D m
odel of the area around our school. Students design a plan of their area using grid paper
Plans must include
Extension: Students could include a scale in their
- Student construct their 3D model.
They could use:
Students devise a scenario that requires them to travel to places through the town
Sophia needs to school, however she must stop at Coles to buy her lunch. She lives at ______. Can you help her on this journey?
Students test their scenario by coding their beebots.
Students swap scenarios with another group. They mu
st code their beebots to solve the problem stated in their